Braised Five Spice Pork Belly with Quail Eggs

Braised Five Spice Pork Belly with Quail Eggs

Ingredients:

400g pork belly (cut into 1-inch pieces)

15 nos quail eggs (hard-boiled and shelled)

1 stalk spring onion (trimmed and sectioned)

2 slices young ginger

2 cloves garlic (peeled and sliced)

1 cup water

1 tbsp cooking oil

Seasonings:

½ tsp five spice powder

2 tbsp light soy sauce

1 tbsp dark soy sauce

2 tbsp Chinese cooking wine

1 tbsp rock sugar

¼ tsp white peppercorn (crushed)

Garnishing:

1 tbsp chopped spring onion

Preparation Instructions:

  1. Heat up a skillet with 1 tbsp of cooking oil, add in pork belly pieces and saute until lightly brown.
  2. Add in white part of spring onion, young ginger and garlic. Saute until fragrant.
  3. Add in water, seasonings and green part of spring onion.
  4. Bring to a boil, covered and turn heat to low and continue to simmer until the liquid reduce by half.
  5. Add in hard-boiled quail eggs. Stir to combine and continue to simmer until the sauce become thicken.
  6. Dish out to a serving bowl, garnish with chopped spring onion. Serve.
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